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[audio]Mystics on the Road to Vanishing Point - Disc 1 - John Robinson
Mystics on the Road to Vanishing Point, a novel by John Robinson. Read by the author. Disc 1.
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction
Downloads: 801
[audio]"Jubal the Ringer" - Fitz-James O'Brien
This 1858 short story blends stalker love with magic and creates the ultimate bad wedding. Hurry to St. Phantasmos Church and meet Jubal the Ringer!
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction
Downloads: 1,901
[audio]Balzac - la peau de chagrin - Incipit - Balzac
Balzac - la peau de chagrin (Incipit)
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction
Downloads: 2,041
[audio]Father Goriot - Honore de Balzac
Classic French boy country boy comes to the city and makes his way, with plenty of intrigue thrown into the mix.
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction
Downloads: 2,048
[audio]"Two Pioneers" - Elia W. Peattie
This 1877 short story depicts a voyageur town on the Missouri River, and the strange alliance during a winter of sickness between two of its non-voyageur residents: Father De Smet, a Catholic priest, and Mademoiselle Ninon, a woman of easy virtue. The light and humorous story grows rather sad by the end, but never loses hope.
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction
Downloads: 582
[audio]Hooting Yard on the Air 2004 - Frank Key
All episodes of Resonance FM's Hooting Yard broadcast in 2004.
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction
Downloads: 1,285 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]Dino Buzzati - Le désert des Tartares (Incipit) - Dino Buzzati
Dino Buzzati - Le désert des Tartares (Incipit)
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction
Downloads: 489
[audio]"El Tiro de Gracia" - Colin Cameron
A cowboy riding alone in Mexico unexpectedly finds himself facing a deadly choice. Should he give "el tiro de gracia" -- the mercy shot?
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction
Downloads: 1,093
[audio]Edgar Poe - Le Corbeau (trad par Baudelaire et Mallarme) - Edgar Poe, Baudelaire, Mallarmé
Edgar Poe - Le corbeau traduit par Baudelaire et Mallarmé Edgar Poe - The Raven translated in French by Baudelaire and Mallarmé
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction
Downloads: 1,665
[audio]"An Arabian Nightmare" - Fitz-James O'Brien
An Arab merchant tells the tale of the winter he spent in Russia. Gently humorous.
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction
Downloads: 2,364
[audio]"What Happened to Alanna" - Kathleen Thompson Norris
A cute little story about a cute little girl and what happened when they put her in charge of a raffle at the parish fair. Kathleen Thompson Norris, who wrote both as "Jane Ireland" and "Kathleen Norris" (no relation to today's writer of that name) was a prolific and popular writer of non-fiction, short stories and novels, as well as working as a reporter. Her half-Irish and Catholic heritage gave her a different viewpoint, and her experience with working for her living and with being a work-at-...
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction
Downloads: 710
[audio]"Captain Alicant" - Fitz-James O'Brien
An lonely old man with a vanished, disgraced son. A sweet Skye terrier who's always in disgrace. What's brewing in a town called Hopskotch?
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction
Downloads: 884
[audio]"Little Orphant Annie" - James Whitcomb Riley
"And the Gobble-uns'll git you Ef you Don't Watch Out!"
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction
Downloads: 1,142
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French audio books
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction
Downloads: 8,209
VILLIERS DE L'ISLE-ADAM - Contes Cruels, Véra
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction
Downloads: 341
[audio]"The Sword of Welleran" - Lord Dunsany
An undefended city. Citizens who have forgotten war. Enemies on the march. And seven dead heroes of old. One of the great fantasy writers of all time, Lord Dunsany was comfortable writing everything from opium dreams to darkly realistic modern fantasy, from novels to hit plays. Here he is with a high fantasy short story from 1908. Enjoy.
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction
Downloads: 2,420
[audio]Eugenie Grandet - Honore de Balzac
A miser and his daughter
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction
Downloads: 1,688
[audio]"The Man Without a Country" - Edward Everett Hale
The classic story of a man who learns to love his country when it is taken away from him. This complete and unabridged version from Hale's 1868 story collection includes many incidents cut from textbooks, as well as an illuminating introduction by the author which reveals unknown facts about the tale. Listen to it again for the very first time!
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction
Downloads: 2,783
[audio]"The Hoard of the Gibbelins" - Lord Dunsany
This 1912 fantasy short story tells of the quest of a valiant and shrewd knight to win the hoard of the Gibbelins. But it won't be easy. "The Gibbelins eat, as is well known, nothing less good than man. Their evil tower is joined to Terra Cognita, to the lands we know, by a bridge. Their hoard is beyond reason; avarice has no use for it; they have a separate cellar for emeralds and a separate cellar for sapphires; they have filled a hole with gold and dig it up when they need it...
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction
Downloads: 1,114
[audio]"The Man Without a Shadow: A New Version" - Fitz-James O'Brien
Humorous 1852 account of an odd creature one might still meet in New York.
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction
Downloads: 1,084
[audio]"The Pot of Tulips" - Fitz-James O'Brien
A lost treasure, a lady in distress, and a message from beyond the grave! This 1855 story is an earlier appearance of Harry Escott from "What Was It? -- A Mystery", and features the same entertaining mixture of science fiction, fantasy, and horror.
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction
Downloads: 1,397
[audio]Masterpiece Robot: Romeo and Juliet - Robot Books
Excerpt from Romeo and Juliet, with sub-titles.
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction
Downloads: 2,339
[audio]"The Golden Ingot" - Fitz-James O'Brien
A young doctor is called out one night by a mysterious woman.
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction
Downloads: 2,104
[audio]"Shrove Tuesday" - Anton P. Chekhov
A short glimpse at a Russian family on the day before Lent begins. Written in 1887, and translated by Marian Fell, 1915. The Russian title literally translates as "On the Eve of the Fast".
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Holidays
Downloads: 688
[audio]Pròleg - Jordi Domènech i Arnau
Memòria Prohibida - Pròleg Més que d'aventures és una obra d'escenari, és més important com és el món que no pas que hi passa. Seguint la trama reseguim el descobriment d'un món, un món conseqüencia d'uns fets anteriors alguns dels quals restaran per sempre més en el misteri. (Del pròleg de l'autor).
Keywords: Spoken Word; Audiobook - Fiction
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[audio]"Christmas Every Day" - William Dean Howells
A little girl wishes for it to be Christmas every day -- and gets her wish -- in this 1892 story. Much imitated and adapted!
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Comedy; Fantasy
Downloads: 981
[audio]Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom - Prologue - Cory Doctorow
Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom, a novel by Cory Doctorow.
Keywords: Science Fiction; Audiobook - Fiction
Downloads: 888
[audio]"The Loot of Bombasharna" - Lord Dunsany
Arrrr! 'Tis a story of pirates wishing to retire and not get hanged! 'Tis a story of loot and queens and mysteries of the sea, from a great fantasy writer of the early twentieth century! And 'tis short, too!
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction, Fantasy; Humor
Downloads: 451
[audio]Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour, Part 07 - R.S. Surtees
The English humor classic continues, as we meet Mr Sponge's newest friend. Mr. Puffington is rich, middle-aged, single, and determined to be popular in the country. Will being Master of the Hanby Hounds bring him happiness and status? Chapter 31 will be particularly amusing for Regency romance fans. Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9 | Part 10 | Part 11
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Comedy
Downloads: 998
[audio]Bricriu's Feast - Anon.
An old Irish tale of pride, envy, deadly feuds, and dinner. Part of the Ulster Cycle, but stands alone.
Keywords: Audiobook-Fiction; legend; Irish
Downloads: 1,512
[audio]Stories from The Silent Bullet - Arthur B. Reeves
Craig Kennedy is a professor at Columbia, an early adopter of the newest 1910 technology, and a brilliant criminologist. Jameson is a reporter for the New York Morning Star. Together, they fight crime! Arthur B. Reeves was a bestselling mystery writer who wrote prolifically from 1910 until his death in 1936. (Some of his pulp stories from the thirties were apparently ghostwritten.) Reeves was hugely and unashamedly influenced by Arthur Conan Doyle...
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Mystery
Downloads: 1,262
[audio]"The Curious Case of Kenelm Digby" - Christopher Morley
A literary agent is forced to play detective when his clients keep dying.
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Mystery
Downloads: 838
[audio]"The Street of Magnificent Dreams" - Murray Leinster
Couples walk together dreaming magnificent dreams, passing others who are older but have not yet achieved the stuff their dreams were once made of. But what is the worth of a man who makes others' dreams come true -- even at the cost of his own? Murray Leinster would one day become known for his tales of science fiction. But here is a younger Leinster, writing a very different sort of story.
Keywords: Audiobook - fiction; romance
Downloads: 314
[audio]Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour, Part 11 - R.S. Surtees
In the final ten chapters of this funny classic novel, Mr. Sponge confronts the New Year, children, and falling in love. Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9 | Part 10 | Part 11
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Comedy
Downloads: 1,333
[audio]"In a Cellar", Part 1 - Harriet Prescott Spofford
Harriet Prescott Spofford's first published story is a mystery of Parisians, diplomacy, and diamonds. You'll never believe it was written in 1859!
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Mystery
Downloads: 1,424
[audio]"In a Cellar", Part 2 - Harriet Prescott Spofford
Our diplomat detective is still desperate to detect that diamond, in this daring drama with a very different denouement. Do enjoy!
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Mystery
Downloads: 615 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]The Red Thumb Mark, Part 4 - R. Austin Freeman
Dr. Thorndyke receives a rather deadly gift, and Miss Gibson continues to be rather inquisitive about Dr. Thorndyke's plans for the defense. Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Mystery
Downloads: 1,093
[audio]Constance Dunlap - Arthur B. Reeves
In this 1913 short story collection, a woman does wrong, gets on the wrong side of the law -- then becomes a very odd sort of detective, fighting for others who've done wrong but still deserve justice. Each story stands alone, but is just one chapter in the collection as a whole. Arthur B. Reeves was best known as the author of the Craig Kennedy detective series, but here's more of his prolific output...
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Mystery
Downloads: 4,386
[audio]The Eye of Osiris, Pt 03 - R. Austin Freeman
This classic mystery of a vanished man and his bizarre will continues, as the plot thickens and people start falling in love. Dr. Thorndyke is on the case! Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Mystery; romance
Downloads: 3,794
[audio]"The First Christmas Tree" - Henry Van Dyke
A story of medieval Germany and the first Christmas tree. Exciting, poetic, and atmospheric. By the author of "The Story of the Other Wise Man".
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Christmas
Downloads: 2,174
[audio]The Red Thumb Mark, Part 2 - R. Austin Freeman
The classic Dr. Thorndyke mystery continues. When is a fingerprint not proof? The plot thickens, things begin to look very black for the suspect, Dr. Jervis gets into heart trouble, and Dr. Thorndyke nearly gets his brains racked. Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Mystery; romance
Downloads: 1,837 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]The Red Thumb Mark, Part 3 - R. Austin Freeman
The classic mystery of Edwardian forensics continues. We visit the suspect at Holloway Prison (the author seems rightly critical of visitation conditions for prisoners' friends), and wonder what Thorndyke's planning. And why someone keeps trying to kill him. Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Mystery; romance
Downloads: 1,656
[audio]The Eye of Osiris, Pt 04 - R. Austin Freeman
This Edwardian mystery of medicine and inheritance law continues. Young Dr. Berkeley meets the lawyer who wrote that bizarre will. Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Mystery; romance
Downloads: 7,464
[audio]"Sredni Vashtar" - Saki (H.H. Munro)
The doctor said the little boy wouldn't live. The aunt made the little boy not want to live. But at least he had the Houdan hen -- and Sredni Vashtar.
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Fantasy; Horror
Downloads: 1,529
[audio]"The Wondersmith", Part 1 - Fitz-James O'Brien
This 1859 Christmas horror story puts traditional figures of European legend and lore ('gypsies', hunchbacks, stolen children, wizards, and demons) into a tough New York City neighborhood. The result is a scary urban Victorian fantasy. Better hope Santa doesn't bring you presents from the Wondersmith.
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Christmas
Downloads: 1,725 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]"The Reward" - Melville Davisson Post
"I found a drunken hobo at Atlantic City who was the best detective I ever saw." From Melville Davisson Post, the turn-of-the-century American lawyer and mystery writer (and 1924 presidential candidate), a story of detective skill in an unexpected place.
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Mystery
Downloads: 1,569
[audio]Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour, Part 10 - R.S. Surtees
Mr. Sponge hunts with Sir Harry Scattercash's hounds (yes, he actually gets to hunt). But he doesn't have quite as much fun as he should've had. And his host is growing impatient, both with his stay and his popularity with his wife. Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9 | Part 10 | Part 11 |
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Comedy
Downloads: 1,957
[audio]"Molly Whuppie" - Joseph Jacobs
With no weapons but her wits, how can she possibly beat a giant? A traditional Scottish fairy tale retold.
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction, Fantasy
Downloads: 2,505
[audio]The Society of Infallible Detectives - Carolyn Wells
Sherlock Holmes and a band of his most infallible deductive friends solve mysteries. Infallibly, of course. "The Adventure of the Mona Lisa" appeared in January 1912 in The Century magazine, and "The Adventure of the Clothes-Line" in the same magazine in May 1915. Mystery and humor writer Carolyn Wells' two crossover stories invented the concept of a modern league of heroes. (Homer and the Argonaut legends did it back in the day.) She also wrote The Technique of the Detective Story, an instructi...
Keywords: Audiobook - fiction; humor; crossovers
Downloads: 1,517
[audio]"The Superfluous Finger" - Jacques Futrelle
Why would a beautiful woman with healthy hands want to cut off her finger? From mystery writer Jacques Futrelle (before his untimely death on the Titanic), it's another baffling case for Professor Van Dusen, the Thinking Machine!
Keywords: Audiobook - Fiction; Mystery
Downloads: 1,396
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